Petaluma Family and Childrens Portrait Photographer in Sonoma County. The Battaglino Family.

Nothing beats Marin and Sonoma County in the Fall for family and children’s portrait photography.  The leaves scream bold colors which are perfect backdrop for your kids portrait session and their photos will embolden you to do it every year.  Each backdrop is like a impressionistic painting when you shoot a shallow depth of field which I love to do so children and the family shine in their family photos.  I love Steve Battaglino whom is the best chiropractor in Petaluma should you find yourself in need of one.  His website is Battaglino Family Chiropractic in case you should find you need one.  Best to his family!

Petaluma Family and Childrens Portrait Photographer in Sonoma County. The Aime Family.

Is there anything more inviting than a door?  I love framing children and families in doors in their family portrait photography.  It’s like a welcoming in of sorts and natural light is usually also at it’s best in the frame of a doorway.  It’s not unusual for me to take a jaunt around a family’s neighborhood looking for great backdrops for family and children’s portraits in Sonoma and Marin County.   These little spitfire girls were bursting with personality and I had a ton of fun photographing them in this lifestyle shoot.

Petaluma Family and Childrens Portrait Photographer in Sonoma County. The Biancini Family.

If you haven’t visited Petaluma in Sonoma County in the fall then you should put it on your list and if you can schedule a family and children’s portrait photography session than you are golden. The fall colors are gorgeous and there are so many trails to use as backdrops in your family portraits with using just natural light.  These two little girls are adorable and they had so much fun running up and down the hill we were on.  The key is to make children’s portraiture fun so you get their little personalities at their best.  Here’s to making memories!

Petaluma Family and Children’s Portrait Photographer in Sonoma County. The Bailey Family.

The Bailey Family has no shortage of personality with these darling children which makes shooting their family portraits so fun and dynamic.  I love how they wore flower crowns in their family portrait shoot and we walked deep onto the hillside at an open lot in Petaluma to take advantage of the verdant foliage abound.  I mean look at these adorable girls and their parents aren’t so bad either.  Renee is the sweetest momma ever and I’m happy to be their family portrait photographer.

Petaluma Family and Childrens Portrait Photographer, Sonoma County. The Ribeiro Children.

Children’s and Family Portraiture is all about making it fun and comfortable for everyone.  Because deep down we all want to be seen and heard and shine!  Natural lighting for family and children’s portraits is also key as you want it be dynamic but I like to shoot with the most shallow depth of field so you have beautiful bokeh.  That way the children or family you are shooting is the star of the photograph and the background enhances it by looking like a gorgeous Monet painting. And voila!  Look at these two sisters whom I just adore to pieces and in fact so does my son, Hudson.  So stinking cute are Lucia and Mila.  xoxo

Childrens and Family portrait Photographer. Petaluma, Sonoma County. The Pitney Family.

A family portrait shoot in Petaluma in Sonoma County. Love taking family and children’s portraits under the live oak trees of Petaluma.  Being a family and children’s portrait photogapher I get to scout out the most obscure locations for their backdrops of their family portraits.  I love the natural light cascading in throught the leaves to highlight them.  Just look at these stunning faces…